Golf Ball Hitting Steel

at 150mph, 70000 fps

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+46 1. KayOne commented 10 years ago

golfball fucking rocks
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+72 2. libertysfallout commented 10 years ago

I never in 100 years would have expected that kind of reaction to have taken place. Looks like the ball is made of rubber! I am truly and utterly astonished!
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+34 3. iShine commented 10 years ago

ok....i knew they where flexible...but OMG!!!
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-9 4. Severd_nerv commented 10 years ago

Is it broken now? lol =P
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-4 5. samxgx commented 10 years ago

so now we stick a needle in it and watch it explode super fast and water comes out?
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+30 6. sitaauk commented 10 years ago

and yet, when touch one it seems hard as a rock
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+9 7. puffson1 commented 10 years ago

#4 no its not broken,because its flexible,inside the ball the are more layers of rubbers that makes the ball very flexible 8-)
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+23 8. loscohones commented 10 years ago

i just looooove these super slo-mo vids :D :D
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+4 9. prankphonecall commented 10 years ago

I've cut a few gold balls open just to see what's inside before and i know alot of the cheaper ones had what looked like tightly bound ball rubber bands, others had a harder more dense rubber compound. The outer shell is a type of plastic so also quite malleable.

So it doesn't supprise me in the least they behave this way when smashed against something hard.

Still pretty cool thing to see though!!! :D

I bet you that one won't fly as straight as it use to. Also, why is there "cricket" in the top corner?
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+6 10. kaleemyork commented 10 years ago

sloooooooooow motion is very nice :P
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+6 11. Deathegg commented 10 years ago

That is too cool....
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+3 12. dushan commented 10 years ago

#(removed comment) so, you chick is a robot, you can't find anything real? ccc... so sad... :D
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+6 13. joka232 commented 10 years ago

WOW thats awesome ! its like a baloon!!!
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+5 14. LightAng3l commented 10 years ago

What happens if that hits the side of your head?
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+9 15. challenger451 commented 10 years ago

I think the video shows a greater impact than when hit by a golf club. I think it shows what a golf ball is capable of when hit by something even harder. I've seen other slow mo vids. of a club face hitting a ball and it doesn't compress that much. Still very impressive.
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+2 16. PortugaL26 commented 10 years ago

this is something i expect a tenis ball to do, but a golf ball? had no idea..
really cool :)
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+6 17. kainim commented 10 years ago

I would not want to put my hand between the plate and the ball :/
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+1 18. clark58 commented 10 years ago

I'm not sure this video is real, unless it was shot out of a gun.
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+5 19. Serious commented 10 years ago

It looks like an omelette :O
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0 20. USAnumber1 commented 10 years ago

#18 My thoughts exactly.
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+3 21. venomkd commented 10 years ago

i never expected that it would actually become a shape of a pancake, oh man now i'm hungry
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-4 22. badboy007 commented 10 years ago

its like an egg
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+5 23. LightAng3l commented 10 years ago

Oke. 24 Hours ago I thought this was cool... but now I think it's not real. I have been doing 3D modeling some time ago and this video was very easy to create...about 4 hours of work + rendering time.
I happen to have a golf ball on my desk ... and if this sucker bends and deforms like that I'll hit my knee with it. If you hit it hard enough it will crack !

I don't know what to think anymore...the internet is a mean place :S I'm starting to think my mouse is not real :S
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+3 24. Bobloblaw commented 10 years ago

I used to cut golf balls down to the rubber bands and string them all around my room when I was a kid. It came to look like a giant spider web!! These rubber bands were miles long, it seemed like, and you could stretch them for another mile! Fun thing to do for a bored kid on a rainy afternoon. -Ah, memories... >:)
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+3 25. MsZoomy commented 10 years ago

#14 it's gonna knock your ass out!!!
FOOOOOUUUUUURRRRR!!!!!!!!
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+2 26. PeTTs0n commented 10 years ago

#18 So it isn't real if it is shot out of a gun? How the bloody hell does that make it any less real?!

They've probably used an artificial launcher (read: not a golf club) to get the ball flying at a constant launch angle and velocity - to test the impact properties.

Bottom line is: how the ball was launched has nothing to do with it! It's how it reacts when it impacts steel @149mph.
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+1 27. alexandru commented 10 years ago

it is fuckinunfuckingbelivable
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0 28. chindern00 commented 10 years ago

I wonder if this is what a high speed T bag on a womans forehead looks like